NC Voters Pick Party Nominees for US, State Races - WSPA.com

NC Voters Pick Party Nominees for US, State Races

Posted: Updated:
NC Polls Open Until 7:30 p.m. NC Polls Open Until 7:30 p.m.
RALEIGH, N.C. -

North Carolina voters are choosing their parties' candidates for a competitive U.S. Senate seat, the state Supreme Court and dozens of other state and federal offices.

Local election workers have opened more than 2,700 precinct locations for Tuesday's primary election. Eight Republicans are seeking their party's nomination to challenge Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan. She has her own primary against two lesser-known opponents. The Libertarians also are choosing a Senate nominee.

Supreme Court Associate Justice Robin Hudson had two challengers for her seat. The top two-vote getters advance to the November election. In partisan races, a leading candidate needs more than 40 percent of the vote to avoid a summer runoff.

More than 259,000 cast ballots in person during the early-voting period.

Polls close at 7:30 p.m.

LATEST ELECTION RESULTS
POLITICAL NEWS COVERAGE

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • August Mugshots

    August Mugshots

    Monday, August 11 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-08-11 20:01:35 GMT
    August arrests in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.
    August arrests in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.
  • Things You Only Hear in the South

    Things You Only Hear in the South

    Friday, June 20 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-06-21 00:10:48 GMT
    Here are a mess of words and phrases that make the South unique and awesome.
    Here are a mess of words and phrases that make the South unique and awesome.
  • Shots Fired Into Greenville Law Enforcement Center; Officer Injured, Suspect Dead

    Shots Fired Into Greenville Law Enforcement Center; Officer Injured, Suspect Dead

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:56 AM EDT2014-09-02 09:56:24 GMT
    Officials with Greenville Police say that shots have been fired at the Law Enforcement Center leaving one officer injured and the suspect dead.The shots were fired into the front doors and also in the parking lot of the center located on McGee St.Interim Chief Mike Gambrell said they believe a homicide on Augusta Court is connected to the LEC shooting. The incident on Augusta Court is believed to be domestic. 
    Officials with Greenville Police say that shots have been fired at the Law Enforcement Center leaving one officer injured and the suspect dead.The shots were fired into the front doors and also in the parking lot of the center located on McGee St.Interim Chief Mike Gambrell said they believe a homicide on Augusta Court is connected to the LEC shooting. The incident on Augusta Court is believed to be domestic. 
  • Most Viewed Stories on WSPA.com

  • Top StoriesTop StoriesMore>>

  • SWAT Called To Home After Man Locks Himself Inside With A Gun

    SWAT Called To Home After Man Locks Himself Inside With A Gun

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:04 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:04:32 GMT
    Greenville County Sheriff's Office SWAT responded to a domestic disturbance call on Stallings Road Monday night. 
    Greenville County Sheriff's Office SWAT responded to a domestic disturbance call on Stallings Road Monday night. 
  • Laboring On Labor Day: Tradition and Economic Opportunity

    Laboring On Labor Day: Tradition and Economic Opportunity

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:15 PM EDT2014-09-02 01:15:21 GMT
    For some, Labor Day is a farewell to white pants and shoes. For others, it means an extra day of vacation. There are also those who take the day quite literally and cash in on the holiday.For some, Labor Day is a farewell to white pants and shoes. For others, it means an extra day of vacation. There are also those who take the day quite literally and cash in on the holiday.
    For some, Labor Day is a farewell to white pants and shoes. For others, it means an extra day of vacation. There are also those who take the day quite literally and cash in on the holiday.
    For some, Labor Day is a farewell to white pants and shoes. For others, it means an extra day of vacation. There are also those who take the day quite literally and cash in on the holiday.
  • Woman Charged With DUI After 2 Children Die In Boating Accident

    Woman Charged With DUI After 2 Children Die In Boating Accident

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:08:30 GMT
    Dawn Thompson, 53, of EasleyDawn Thompson, 53, of Easley
    Dawn Thompson, 53, of Easley is charged with two counts of felony DUI  after a five-month old baby and a nine-year old child died after a boat capsized on Lake Hartwell Sunday in the Townville area.

    Dawn Thompson, 53, of Easley is charged with two counts of felony DUI  after a five-month old baby and a nine-year old child died after a boat capsized on Lake Hartwell Sunday in the Townville area.
Powered by WorldNow

250 International Dr.
Spartanburg, S.C. 29303

Telephone: 864.576.7777
Fax: 864.587.5430
Email: webmaster@wspa.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.